A majority of the players who started for the Iowa basketball program in recent seasons are continuing their playing careers at the professional level, either in the NBA’s developmental league or overseas somewhere.
A list of where the ex-Hawkeyes are playing and how they’re doing so far this season:
Melsahn Basabe: Averaging 11.6 points and 9.0 rebounds per game for Doxa Lefkadas in Greece. His team is 2-7. He had 19 points and 10 rebounds on Nov. 26 in a 79-69 loss to a team that included former teammate Devyn Marble.
Anthony Clemmons: Averaging 21.0 points and 4.7 assists for BC Hallman Vienna of Austria, which is 3-7.
Jarryd Cole: Playing for Vichy Clermont in France (4-4) and collecting 9.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.
Matt Gatens: Was going to play for the Iowa Energy of the NBA’s D League but tore his ACL on Nov. 12.
Mike Gesell: Averaging 9.1 points and a team-leading 3.7 assists through 10 games for the 6-4 Bakken Bears in Denmark.
Devyn Marble: Playing in Greece for Aris Thessaloniki (5-4) and averaging 8.6 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.
Gabe Olaseni: After playing in Germany last year, he is now with Dinamo Sassari in Italy, averaging 7.3 points and 4.4 rebounds per game for a 4-4 team.
Jarrod Uthoff: Averaging 7.6 points and 5.0 rebounds for Raptors 905, Toronto’s team in the NBA D League. The team is 6-2.
Aaron White: He is playing for Zenit St. Petersburg in Russia and averaging 7.6 points and 8.6 rebounds through eight games.
Adam Woodbury: He is a teammate with Iowa State’s Georges Niang with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the Indiana Pacers’ D League affiliate, but neither has played in a game.